DLA Piper Marketing Event Assistant in East Palo Alto, California

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The DLA Piper Business Operations Center LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of DLA Piper LLP, is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Marketing Event Assistant interested in assisting with the implementation of pre-event planning and logistics, on-site event support, and post-event logistical operations, we want to hear from you!

The marketing department’s events team supports the firm’s marketing and business development efforts and assures events are both cutting edge and cohesive in look, feel and tone, reinforcing the strong, unique DLA Piper brand.

This position can sit in the Palo Alto or San Francisco office.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 2 years' experience or training in meeting planning

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated

  • Flexibility for limited travel

Preferred Requirements

  • Prior law firm experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point

  • Experience with WebEx

  • Experience with InterAction database and Cvent software

What will your day look like?

A typical day will consist of coordinating activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients and making arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions. This includes arranging and conducting client-facing webinars, coordinating with various teams to research venues and vendors, and produce materials (ex. attendee check-in sheets) for events.

You will also assist with on-site event logistics, expense recording and the preparation/maintenance of documents and spreadsheets.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website at https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/careers/ .

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

Agency applications will not be considered